Michael Scheuer, the former head of the CIA’s bin Laden unit tears apart FBI leadership for what he calls “sedition, arrogance, and criminality.” On his blog he explains his views on the FBI through his own experience with the bureau.
–The FBI: The recent exposure of the sedition, arrogance, and criminality at the top and next-to-top levels of FBI leadership caused me to reflect on my own dealings with the FBI from 1992 until 2004, and especially from 1996 to 2004. Those dealings with FBI officers left me with a decided bias against them. They always seemed to be me to have three priorities: (1) the FBI’s reputation, (2) their own career advancement; and (3) making sure they never shared any information. Leaving aside my perceptions, the fact is that they were always against any attempt to capture or kill Osama bin Laden and his lieutenants.
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